Job Role: Production Manager

Location: Leicestershire (LE11)

Working Hours: (Days) Mon-Thurs 07:45-16:45, Friday 07:45-14:15.

Pay: £40-45K Salary

Job Type: Full Time / Permanent

The Role

A job for a skilled Production Manager with experience of working within a busy heavy gauge steel engineering/manufacturing environment has become available.

Managing and motivating a team of 60 workers with various skill levels you will be responsible for the prepping of the working for both the day and night shifts, monitoring jobs through the manufacturing process to ensure the expected production scheduled throughputs for the shifts are achieved.

Liaising with Contract/Project Managers to identify any problems, answer any queries and ensure drawings being used for production are signed off as checked prior to issue.

Analyse and review current manufacturing operations/processes, monitor time booked against estimates and look for ways to improve efficiency on production lead times to ensure the manufacture of customers' orders are produced to the correct specification to meet budgetary constraints.

Maintaining high standards throughout the workshop, you will liaise with the H&S Manager to monitor all health and safety risks and enforce PPE as required.

The Candidate

  • Experience of working within in structural steel or heavy gauge fabrication manufacturing environment.

  • structural steel: 1 year (required)

  • The ability to read and understand technical drawings.

  • Excellent understanding of the structural steel fabrication process.

  • At least 1-2 years' experience as a production manager, managing a team of at least 40 people or multiple departments/shifts.

  • An understanding of production planning/scheduling processes.

The Client

Our client is one of the UK's leading steel fabricators, working from our factory headquarters in the Midlands we support clients in the Rail, Energy, Infrastructure and Engineering sectors.


  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Life insurance

  • On-site parking

  • Sick pay

  • 33 Days holiday


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